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Honoring religious liberty’s roots at Monticello

By Michael Bragg in the Daily Progress

Published on May 8, 2017

Read this report of Shearith Israel's visit to Jefferson's Monticello where Rabbi Soloveichik conducted a memorial service at the gravesite of Rachel Phillips Levy in honor of her, the entire Levy family, and all the patriot Jews who fought for our religious liberty. 

Seventieth Street Synagogue
Gershom Mendes Seixas

Gershom Mendes Seixas (1745-1816) was the first American-born spiritual leader of Shearith Israel.